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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

Course Overview

The knowledge and skills needed to provide dementia care has never been more necessary than it is now. This qualification will help you understand what the condition entails, as well teach how best to support those who are affected by it. The course covers essential topics such as positive communication techniques and person-centred approaches that take into account an individual's needs at every stage of their journey through this difficult time in life.

Learn how you can best help them in their time of need with professional yet personable attention during the illness phase too when they may be experiencing symptoms like confusion due forgetting things previously known just yesterday.

Key Information

Course Length
8 to 12 weeks on average

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body
TQUK
(E-certificates upon achievement)

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Paper materials
Online assessment
Paper assessment

For Individuals

Benefits

  • Paper-based and online course options available
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price
£299.00

Direct Debit
Yes

Funded Course
England and Scotland Only

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Unit 1: Dementia awareness

This unit covers precisely what dementia is, the most common types of dementia and the causal factors associated with them. Also explored is how others can have a positive impact on an individual with dementia through a variety of different techniques.

Unit 2: Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

Build the knowledge and understanding required to enable an individual with dementia to experience a sense of security and well-being. The vital role of carers in such a scenario is also covered.

Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

This unit will raise awareness of the different communication needs and limitations of individuals with dementia in order to encourage positive interaction.

Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

An introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion as ideas to aspire to, which are also all important when practising the person-centred care approach.

Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach

This unit helps understand the range of cutting edge medications available to, and appropriate for, individuals with dementia, exploring specific needs that individuals may have when receiving medication.

Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia

This unit looks at the different behaviours individuals display once diagnosed with dementia and how to respond to particular types of behaviour.

Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Explore how engaging in social activities in order to enhance mental, physical and social well-being can be of amazing benefit to individuals with dementia.

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